The use of Lavender has been well dated in human history. As a flowering plant known for its beauty, the history of lavender can be traced back to 2500 years ago. The ancient Greeks is known to had used Lavender for its beneficial values. Romans and Egyptians has also used lavender for cooking, relaxation and bathing.
As a result, lavender is often grown for extraction of its oil. Through a full-bodied steam distillation process, the very essence of lavender is extracted into the form of oil. As only the flowering tops is used, the essential oil is highly concentrated. This process ensures the composition of the oil remains to be natural and pure. Moreover, the distillation can ensure that the oil is eco-friendly and have no hazardous content inside. With its sweet scent and therapeutic properties, lavender has one of the widest uses among all essential oils. As such, many consider lavender oil to be a must-have.
Benefits and uses of lavender oil:
Lavender essential oil is a perfect ingredient for unique flavours. As mentioned, it has long been used throughout the world of culinary. When used, it can soften the citrus flavour. By simply adding a few drops of the oil, your dishes will have a mild but identifiable scent of lavender. Not only will it add dynamics to the taste, but it will also increase your appetite.
Dilute one drop of the lavender essential oil in a half cup or 120ml of liquid.
If you are preparing a salad, you can directly add a few drops to add an elegant flavour to it.
Lavender essential oil can be used to disinfect minor cuts and abrasions. The broken skin is exposed to the risk of gems and bacteria entering bloodstream. Lavender essential oil can provide your skin with a protective layer that helps blocking infection from happening.
First, clean the wounded area with antibacterial soap and water
Next, mix 1 drop of Vibe Naturals’ lavender essential oil with a teaspoon of coconut oil
Then, apply a small amount of the mixture on the injured area and cover it with clean bandages
The process can be repeated until a scab is formed
If your wound is burning hot and swollen, it is like to be in inflammation. Luckily, lavender essential oil has anti-inflammation property. By applying the oil to the infected area, the oil can help relieve pain and help your body recover from the infection.
Mix approximately 10 drops of Vibe Naturals Lavender essential oil with 1tps olive oil
Apply the mixture to the swelling area daily
Insect bites cause redness, itching, and pain. Lavender oil helps with soothing insect bites. Better yet, it can act as an insect repellent. In fact, many commercial mosquito repellents contain lavender oil. With its natural antibacterial property, lavender oil is a perfect choice for preparing your perfect natural bug repellent for any seasons.
Mix a few drops of Vibe Naturals lavender essential oil with approximately 90ml of 75% rubbing alcohol
You can also add 1/4 tps of Vitamin E oil to help softening your skin
5. Help with anxiety, insomnia, depression and restlessness
Lavender essential oil has been used to help with mood swings and many other mental health issues. Many researches suggest that it can be useful in treating anxiety, insomnia, depression, and restlessness. The scent of lavender can relax a stressed minds and give you a deeper sleep. As a natural antidepressant, it can be used safely with no side effects.
Apply a drop or two near your nasal area
Rub the area gently until the oil is evenly distributed
There are many more uses and benefits for our lavender essential oil. As it is produced with our natural process of distillation, you can safely apply it to almost every aspect of your life. With its wide range of beneficial properties, our lavender essential oil is guaranteed to improve your quality of life.